Copied from the DPR mailing list: Music on the CCB Plaza

James Hepler hepstyle at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 14:43:55 EDT 2008


Oh there's a fee.  It's just collected in private.

D. Bartholomew has a point.  Show your hand stamp from another show for the
advance discount!  I'm buying stock in Sharpie if that ever comes to be.

On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 2:39 PM, grady <grady at ibiblio.org> wrote:

> Might we also call this a "discount" for people who show up on time?
> Kinda like "ladies free before midnight," which I think is already in
> effect at any show Hepler's involved in?
>
> Chris Rossi wrote:
> > Easy solution.  First band starts at posted time, period.  Door price
> > doubles 30 minutes after posted start time.  Be there early or pay
> double.
> >
> > Chris
> >
> >
> > James Hepler wrote:
> >> It's pretty common in the live entertainment industry to hold the start
> of a
> >> performance 15-20 minutes.  I think what matters more is that shows end
> at a
> >> certain time.  At least when it comes to week/work night shows.
> >>
> >> But also, having sorta "stage managed" a few recent shows, I think that
> >> people love to be late, and for some reason, bands want to play in front
> of
> >> people.  And when it comes down to it, all those people who show up late
> >> seldom seem to mind missing parts or all of opening bands, either
> because
> >> those bands aren't the reason they came or those bands will play again
> soon
> >> enough that there's no real loss involved.
> >>
> >> I think that this will always be an issue.
> >>
> >> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 11:42 AM, grady <grady at ibiblio.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> You tell us, you're the one who owns a rockclub.
> >>>
> >>> Although we all know the answer already, which is that printed start
> >>> times should be amended to read:
> >>>
> >>> "9:30, or once 50 people have come through the door, including the bass
> >>> player's girlfriend, whichever's later."
> >>>
> >>> local506 at gmail.com wrote:
> >>>>> Oh yeah: when they say 5:30, they mean it.
> >>>> Why does this continuously have to be explained when it comes to rocks
> >>>> shows?  Movie theatres, television stations and just about every other
> >>>> business operates on specific times, why are music outlets supposedly
> >>>> exempt??
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